While social media has made the world a really small place, there aren’t too many
platforms that can fully integrate
the essence of a personal connection and professional framework. We aim to develop a
one-stop platform for
individuals as well as business, to serve the purpose of promoting business, getting
jobs, and socialize along with
it. A platform that allows users to select their interests, following which they will be
seeing trending content
dedicated entirely or partially to their selected choices.
We strive to provide our users with a service unmatched by any of the available
platforms for the overall growth of
the individual along with the right dose of latest updates and entertainment.
This is where Connect.in aspires to make a difference.
Connect: Bridging Hearts, Amplifying Sales
Connect is a one-of-its-kind social media platform that blends the magic of conventional
social media applications
with employment-oriented online service. By onboarding people following different
pursuits, we make sure that
everyone finds what they are looking for.
Whether you are in search of like-minded individuals, job opportunities, or simply a
diverse market where you can
promote your business, Connect has you covered.
Birds of A Feather, Flock Together- Indeed!
We, at Connect, are fully aware of the role that validation plays in a person’s life. And
what could be better than
finding it from people with the same interests as you?
At Connect, you can search for people based on mutual interests that might range from
common hobbies, similar
ideologies, the line of profession, or shared business objectives. Thus, it lets you
find people who view things in
a similar light as yourself, allowing you to discuss with them almost everything under
the sun and helping you forge
bonds that are purely based on shared interests.
Also, you can find lucrative job opportunities by keeping a tab on businesses operating
in your area that are
looking to recruit new talent and contact them directly. So, you can bid goodbye to the
hassle of constantly nagging
recruitment firms to help you find the job that’s most suitable for you.
Thus, Connect gives you the charge that you’ve always wanted to have over your
Parents of Students Finding Online Tutors and Vice-Versa
Ease of access can be considered one of the best developments in the field of
technology, and the internet, specifically social media platforms, provides us with what
we require at our fingertips. With Connect.in, you need not worry about finding a
perfect tutor for your child to cover those extra topics
You can easily find a tutor near you for your desired subject and discuss matters
whether you’ll be having online or offline classes, without the need of visiting each
and every tutor in your area physically. This eliminates the hustle and worry of both
the students and their parents to get a tutor as on Connect.in, you won’t be required to
ask for timings to visit the tuition place, and you don’t actually need to go there
before you mutually close the deal on subjects and fees matters.
Well, social media doesn’t work in singular directions, it is a platform that
establishes a link between two communicators, and hence, vice-versa of requirements can
also be fulfilled. Tutors searching for students or setting up a new batch for crash
courses, or any institute looking forward to admitting new opportunists, can
conveniently start publishing their vacancies.
The published requirements will be enlisted in the search queries of students on the
platform. In addition to this, you will be having your own personalized profile on which
you can mention details such as the subjects you cover, timings of batches, and even
particular topics to stress more on. Hence, you no longer require printing pamphlets,
banners, and posters to do advertisements for you, as you are getting leads for just the
cost of your internet data usage and nothing else.
Connect.in will lead you to the results you desire the most, you just need to type your
requirement in the search box and it is done.
Medical Professionals and People
Most of the healthcare providers, or for that matter, doctors have less spare time to stay regular on social media platforms like Instagram, LinkedIn etc. When problem-solving and working with the most trustworthy comes on the way, it is best to find connections through your peers. This is when Connect.in comes into the picture. You can search for a doctor, and every doctor available in your locality would be listed on your screen. Connect.in facilitates easy communication between medical professionals and an a number of people who need to seek their guidance. A healthcare provider can answer the questions asked, post about their observations, and get others’ opinions on the same. Connect.in also allows you to chat with them on the same platform. It is created in such a way that it helps you to stay connected with any kind of caregiver in the field of medicine and doctors, even in the future.
With a user-friendly featured platform for the ease of people, it lets you access the whole community of doctors in just a click. Medical professionals find it more troublesome to interact with people, but with Connect.in, it becomes easy to find someone from the same field easily. It is proving to be helpful for both- healthcare professionals and other people.
Employers Finding Freelancers
Turning ideas into reality is one of the reasons why freelancing is becoming famous with
each day passing by. People often pursue a life that the world desires, often leaving a
that they are passionate about. But with the enormous options available in Connect.in to
started with, it is never too late to follow your passion. The world is changing
post-pandemic. The new normal office is your home workstation. Therefore, we aim to
a platform where talent can be easily united with more employment opportunities.
If you plan on hiring a freelancer, then we’ve got it covered for you. It is a great
opportunity for all in-house employees. Well! Connect.in is absolutely free and easy to
a vacancy for your firm or institution. It helps you to build a strategic connection
can benefit both the parties- employees and freelancers. Get started by filling in a
and then explaining the job. As soon as you post it, you will start getting replies.
How To Find Freelancing Projects?
When you search for freelance jobs there are certain things you need to consider. The
most important one is to build connections who can get you more clients. This social
media platform serves you, clients, from different niches on one platform. Freelancing
is not only needed to utilize your time for clients but also to create what you aspire
to. However, a lot of freelancers overwork and still tend to be underpaid. With
Connect.in you can have a wide range of clients to pick from and to chat to on the same
platform. You can choose who you want to work with. We offer you excellent resources
that consist of support, guidance, and multiple tools. Additionally, you can have access
to the remote and flexible job along with the client’s support, which is just a text
away. If you wish to keep them even in the future, you can easily stay connected with
them through direct messages.
Find Architects and Auditors
Architects and auditors are not so commonly available. It takes time and effort to find at least one in your locality. If you look closely on Connect.in you will know that it is no big deal to find them in your locality. What is hard is to shortlist the one that fits your needs well. Connect.in brings to you a large variety of architects and auditors to get started with your house project or any building for that matter.
You like a house and now you wish to own the same. It can be a real deal to manage your finances and get started with the interiors of the house. An auditor can help you with your finances by expressing their independent and objective opinions on your finances or the division of the same. Here is how you can have access to as many ideas as you want. Connect.in lets you chat with auditors to get a rough idea of who can be a better choice for your requirements.
Connect.in allows you to see the long history of architects delivering exquisitely designed projects across the different construction sites through their linked Instagram and LinkedIn pages. Connect.in links you to their social profiles and also has an inbuilt gallery which allows you to see their works.
Find Plumbers and Carpenters
Plumbers and carpenters- The two most common professions needed in almost every
household every now and then. It is important to consider the work that needs to be done
when you hire a plumber or a carpenter. While in some cases it could be possible that
your plumber or carpenter might be doing good work, but there are times around festivals
when you need them the most and they are not available. Or maybe your plumber or
carpenter does an unsatisfactory work. Do you recall any way through which you can know
the real profession of people or their qualification in their respective fields? It is
possible with Connect.in. You can scroll down the best plumbers or carpenters around
your place and connect with them online for free.
How Does It Help?
Through Connect.in you can negotiate your price and then confirm the deal whenever you
want. It will let you access the leading plumbers or carpenters of your area. Connect.in
is your only one-stop solution to deal with all your apartment, villa, or office
construction or maintenance work at any time. The commitment to increasing your
connections lets you add expertise, good service, and trust into your household work.
You can filter your needs the way you want them. Ranging from professionalism to
cost-friendly plumbers or carpenters, it lets you fix the price for the work before the
visit takes place. You can constantly ask for more help from the same connection you
made, for as long as you want. Above all is the fact that it is completely free to hunt
the best plumber or carpenter in your area.
Find Beauty Stylist and Fitness Trainers
Not every beauty stylist or fitness trainer is made for you. It can be a daunting task to
find the right person. Whether it is about improving your squat form or the texture of
your skin, you can get guidance on almost anything and everything. Getting the right
trainer can be way more important than you think. They literally help you to get the
ideal body you strive to become. A beauty stylist, on the other hand, can transform you
completely, inside out. In Connect.in it is a great way to find out beauty stylists and
fitness trainers around your area using the search by locality feature. With easy access
to their Instagram / Twitter handles, you can learn more about them and make the right
Target the Right Audience
If you run a beauty parlon or a saloon you can grow your customer base and attract more
of them in Connect.in. It is a sigh of relief for business owners in terms of marketing
with a readily accessible customer base and also that allows you to chat with the right
audience on the same platform. Your customers can stay connected with you in order to
avail future offers and deals. This social media platform can help you to build your
brand with more customers reaching up to you almost every other day. The more you look
for the customers around you, the more your feed shows the right audience to you.
Connect.in is building a place where customers and owners can feel safe to interact and
build a lot of connections.
Find Event Managers and Organizers
Do you have a desk full of marriage cards or want to conduct a special birthday party
for your loved one and need someone to handle half of the pressure of organizing the
bash? Don’t worry! Connect.in is just a search away. You can find a wide range of event
managers or organizers. It is high time to use the benefits of technology. You can find
the best of the best in just a search. Not just this! Your feed will bombard similar
search content. Networking has become quite complicated lately. With multiple sites
being used for different purposes, it has created hassle in the market. This social
media platform is an umbrella platform for all your needs. From professional associates
to making new friends, it gives you everything
Connecting with them might demand you to do your research well on what you are looking
for. From small gatherings of a couple of dozens of guests to a big fat Indian wedding,
an event manager or organizer can bring justice to your excitement. Shortlist a theme
for your event, design every part of it in your head, and expresses it on your page. The
organizers or managers in your locality will get to you as soon as they get it posted.
Connect.in gives you the option to message event organizers on the platform, and even
chat through the inbuilt chat interface. State everything clearly as to what you are
expecting from the event manager or organizer in terms of budget and decoration,
everything. Experience is important to consider. You can ask them yourself or check
their profile for every bit of detail. Your satisfaction might come from the reviews, so
make sure to check for social handles in their connect profile page. This can help you
to get 100% assurance on the event manager or organizer you are considering. In the
future, you can stay connected with them to know about any further information.
- When was Connect launched and how many users does it have right now
Connect.in Web App was officially launched on Feb 2022. The Stats page gets updated with
real-time users, connections, jobs et cetera.
- What are the main features of Connect.in
Connect.in has six main features which includes Meeting New People, Discovering Videos,
Finding Places, Viewing Jobs, Posting Local Classifieds and Online Deals
- What's the difference between a Personal and Business Account
Both accounts have identical features, but the two key differences are that business
accounts get automatically connected with people as an approval is not required for a
connection request and business accounts users get to post online deals
- How do I get to meet New People in Connect
Connect.in was started with the idea of providing a platform for meeting new people, making
friends in your locality, city who share common interests. The People Section allows you to
search for people and the Suggestions Section provides recommendations based on
artificial intelligence and our inbuilt algorithm.
- How is Connect different from facebook and linkedin
Connect.in is a Made in India product and is also India's first proper social network made for
the people. Unlike facebook and linkedin, Connect focuses more on finding new people,
acquaintances and combining the thought of a business and a personal networking in the
- Is Connect.in a completely free service.
Connect.in is completely free for users who would want to avail the basic services. We will
soon be offering a subscription plan for both personal and business users which would
increase their exposure.
- How does a Connection happen
To put it simply, search for users in the People Section or view your suggestion
recommendations and click on the Connect button.
- What are the Search Parameters to Find New People
You can search based on any keyword or search based on parameters including City,
Industry, Profession, College and Company.
- Do I need to visit every profile to view the details of the person
We have made it easier for our users to view the details of the profile upon mouse over; this
would make it easier for one to connect with the other as quickly as possible
- What is Profile Completeness
This is a metric which identifies the extent to which you have built your own profile and
shows it in the form of a percentage score. We strongly suggest users to have a
completeness level of over 80% to increase the number of Connections
- Can I register using Google or Facebook ID
We currently allow users to register using a Google ID and Facebook is not supported yet for
registration and signing in.
- Can I have one personal and one business profile with the same email and mobile number?
We have made it possible for users to reuse the same mobile number to have one personal
and one business account. We however do not permit users to reuse mobile numbers for
- Can I login using my mobile number or OTP
We currently do not allow users to login to the portal using a mobile number. However, If you
have forgotten your email id used while registering, simply type your mobile number in the
registration page and the system would give you a hint on the email id that was used during
- How long does it take to get registered
The average registration time in Connect is approximately 2 Minutes if you go through the
manual process and less than 30 seconds if you register via Google Sign In API.
- Is OTP Mandatory for registering
Yes, OTP is mandatory for users registering
- What if I forgot my password
You can find a link for this in the Login page to reset your password. The link would be sent
to your registered email and would allow you to set a new password for accessing the
- What are the notification types in Connect
Email and SMS are the two notifications in Connect. We send an email upon successful
registration and an OTP for completing the sign up process. Other than this, we notify you
when a person sends a connection request, accepts a connection request.
- Will I still receive a SMS if my mobile is in the DND
Yes, complying with TRAI guidelines, we send OTP and notifications bypassing DND filters
- What is the Sender ID of Connect
CONCTN is the registered Sender ID for SMS and helloconnect.in is the Sender ID for
- Does it require approval from the other person to get connected
If you send a connection request to a personal user, it needs to be approved for getting
connected. However if you send a connection request to a business user no such approval
is required and you are automatically connected.
- What is Auto Connect
One of the unique features of Connect is to automatically connect users with other users
who share the same interest. This type of automatic connection requires the consent of both
users. You can enable auto connect under the Settings menu in Connections Tab.
- Where can I see the connections I have requested
In the Connections Tab, there is a 'Pending Request' menu to view all the requests you have
sent. You can also cancel these requests if you no longer want to be connected with the
- How do I know if my connection request is accepted
Once a connection request is accepted, you will be notified by SMS and Email and the user
will move to the Connected People menu.
- How do I know if I have a request from someone
The 'Incoming Request' menu in the Connections Tab will show all such connection
requests. Furthermore, you also get notified by SMS and Email if someone requests for your
- What's the logic behind Connect Suggestions
We give recommendations to Connect with People sharing the same interest, residing in the
same city. These suggestions can be seen in the respective menu. You can also hide any of
these suggested users from being shown if you find them not useful.
- What is meant by Mutual Connection
Mutual Connections are shown in the Connections tab under the Connected People,
Incoming Request and Suggestions menu. This tells you the number of mutual connections
you and the other person have in common.
- Can you explain the purpose of Circle and why I should create one
Circles are similar to groups which allow you to add your existing connections so you can
categorize them for group messaging.
- Is there any limitation on the number of connections everyday
At this point of time, there are no limitations for Connection Requests.
- How do I disconnect a connection
If you do not wish to stay connected with someone, you can simply click on their profile and
click on the 'Disconnect' button.
- What are Settings and how does that help
Settings Menu under the Connections tab allows you to enable / disable Auto Connect and
also allows you to submit the type of suggestion recommendations you would like to receive.
- Does a connection request to a business user also require acceptance
No. You get automatically connected to the business user once you hit the Connect button.
- Is it possible for me to block a person
If you do not wish to stay Connected, you can disconnect yourself from the person. If you
continue to get a connection request from that person, simply click on the 'X' on the Profile
box and the person gets to your block list immediately.
- How do I unblock a Person
The blocked menu under the Connections tab allows you to unblock the person.
- Can I lock my profile so it is not visible to search engines and in People Search
Under the Edit Profile, you have an option to lock your profile so it is not visible to people who search.
- What are Places in Connect and How do I find places in my city
Places are local city businesses that have commercial establishments. These include chat
shops, apparels and other brick and mortar outfits.
- Is the information shown for these places authentic?
We have made our best attempt to publish only the verified businesses but it is advised you
call the number of the businesses to verify their address before visiting.
- How many Places are present in Connect
During the date of the launch, Connect.in has a total of 6 Lakh Places / Business establishments.
- Were these places / businesses manually inserted
These were generated programmatically after months of research.
- How many categories of Videos does Connect have
At the time of launch, Connect has close to 30 Video Categories and we are looking to
expand our collection based on user feedback.
- How frequently do you update the Videos and what are the durations.
Videos get updated alternate days and these are all short videos with a maximum of 3
` minute duration.
- Can I share your Video in other Social Media sites
Yes, we welcome users to share our videos in other social media sites using the Share
button that you see under the video.
- What is Like in Videos and Feeds and how does it work
When you Like a Video, they get automatically shared with your connections in the social feeds section.
- Can I edit my Profile after registration
Yes, you can ofcourse edit your profile and make it more specific after registration.
- Is my profile accessible to search engines
Yes, your profile once registered is accessible to search engines. You can however lock
your profile to make it private.
- How many Photos can I add in my profile account
There is no preset count on the number of photos that can be uploaded in the system at this
point of time.
- How do I change my password
The 'Change Password' menu under the Profile tab would allow you to change your
- Why does it ask for our social media URLs in the edit profile page
This would allow users to know more about your presence in social media sites and this
would also increase your chances for more connections in Connect.in
- How do I view my uploaded photos
Once your photos are uploaded in the system, you can view your photos using the slider
seen in the profile page.
- What is meant by Add Interest in the Profile section and how does it help
We have set a predefined 30 Interest Categories. This helps the system identify what kind of
Video Feeds you are looking for and would show the most appropriate content.
- Can I change my email and mobile number after registering
No, this is not possible.
- What is Messenger
Messenger allows personal and business users to exchange messages with their
- What is meant by Active Users
The homepage of Messenger shows the list of users who are active at the moment. One can
click on the user to instantly chat.
- Is the Messenger real-time
Yes, the messenger chats are real-time meaning messages that get received are instantly
seen on the screen. You also get to see if the user at the other end is typing the message.
- Can I chat with a Group of users in Connect
Yes, but to do this, you need to create your Circle of Connections and then initiate a chat
conversation to this circle.
- Is it possible for me to attach a photo or a file in Messenger
Yes, you can attach and send a JPG/PNG/PDF in Messenger.
- Can you explain about Video Feeds
Video Feeds is a cool feature that shows you random videos from your interested
categories. We update Videos in Connect every other day so our users get to view the most
entertaining ones in the Feeds.
- Can I like or Share Videos in the Video Feed
Yes Of Course. You can Like a Video in your Feed, which would post in your social feed
automatically and also share the video with your friends in other social media sites.
- Is it possible for me to customize my Video Feed
You can update the 'Interest Category' so the system understands which type of Videos can
be shown in your Feed timeline.
- What is Social Feed and how can I use it
Social Feeds allows users to share a message, image to the entire connection instantly.
Simply type a message and click on the Share button
- Can I attach a photo or file in Social Feed
Yes, JPG/PNG files are allowed to be shared in Social Feed
- What is Like, Comment, Share in Social Feed
When a post is Liked, your connections would automatically get the post in their social feed.
Comment allows you to reply to a particular feed and Share allows you to share the feed in
your other social media handles.
- Do comments require approval
No they don't require approval but we request users to refrain from unwanted comments as
the system is heavily moderated for content violations.
- How can I view and delete my feeds
You can delete your feeds from the same social feeds section and also from the 'Profile' Tab
under 'Your Feeds' Menu
- What is the Job Section in Connect and what kind of jobs are present
Job Sections focusses on Walkin Jobs that are promoted or showcased by employers
online. Our system scans the most important walkins and shows it in the Job Feeds. You get
to only see the walkins in your city and not in other cities.
- Can I apply to these jobs in Connect / how does one get to apply.
You cannot apply to Jobs in Connect as most of the postings are Walkin type. So if you find
yourself suitable for the job, you can walkin to the venue to attend the interview session
- What is the classified Section in Connect
Connect.in provides a platform to sell, exchange, and declutter your old things in the
classified sections. Simply post your item for sale and once it is approved, they get shown to
users in your city who in turn would get in touch with you.
- Does classified require approval
Yes, all classified ads require approval to ensure they are not spam or repeated postings.
- Will I be notified once my classified is approved by the admin
Yes, Once your classified ad is approved, you will be intimated by SMS and Email.
- Is there any limitation on the number of classifieds I can post
There are no limitations on the number of classified posts one can post. But we ask users to
avoid duplicate or repeated posts.
- How do I get responses for the posted classifieds
We suggest you include your mobile or email id in the post directly and users would get in
touch if they are interested to purchase.
- How can I view and delete my classifieds
You can delete your classified in the same feeds page but if you are unable to find your
classified, you can goto the Profile tab and find your post under the 'Your Classified' menu
- What are Online deals and how do I get to post one
Business Users have the option for posting online deals in Connect which allows them to link
their ecommerce store page for users to visit and purchase directly. Connect.in provides a
platform for such businesses to gain more exposure.
- Are the deals shown authentic
We verify the vendor and the deal when they get posted. So these deals are sure to be
authentic. However we ask users to exercise caution and do their own research before
making the payment.
- Is there any validity for the deals posted
There is no validity as such for the posted deals.
- Who are the investors in Connect
Connect.in is privately owned by Santosh Balasundaram and TechSlash Solutions Private
Limited is the only investor at the time of launch.
- How does Connect Earn Money
Connect.in has agreements with major credit card brands, insurance companies and other
vendors who have a significant online presence. We deliver traffic for these companies who
in turn pay Connect on a cost per card, insurance booking model.
- Is there any premium or paid subscription services
Yes, We are coming up with a premium subscription service which would increase the
exposure of users with a Premium Badging. Classifieds and Online deals would receive
better exposure when a paid subscription is chosen,
- How many advertisers do you have on board
At the time of launch, we have 10 Advertisers on board and we will be expanding this to
much more in the weeks to come.
- What are the future plans for Connect
We are looking to expand our online presence significantly which would allow users to make
better connections, discover great videos and so on. On the business front, we are looking to
become a major aggregator in the BFSI space with more brand partnerships.
- How can I advertise my brand in Connect
Advertisement.in allows vendors who are looking to showcase their brands to advertise and
manage campaigns on a cost per click (CPC) model. Once your ad is approved and
payment is done, Connect.in would automatically fetch these ads and display them in the
Feeds sections and under the menu bar.
- Is it possible to show my advertisement to a particular target group
Yes, you can definitely showcase selected advertisements to a specific target group, such as
users in your own city, in a particular age group, user type and user's area of interest.
- How do you ensure the Content are regulated and not misused by users
Our system automatically flags content which falls under the blacklisted category and the
administrations would take serious action against users who breach our terms of service.
- How do I report an inappropriate content for removal
We have given an option to Flag content in the Feeds and Video Sections. Please look out
for 3 vertical dots which would allow you to report inappropriate content or copyrighted
- When would the mobile app be ready
We are hopeful to launch the mobile application in April - May 2022.
- Would the mobile app be compatible in both Android & iOS
Yes, that's the plan.
- Would the features of the Mobile App be the same as the Web App
The Mobile App would be a lighter version of the Web App
- What are the types of Games available
We have close to 1000 games across 15 categories. Most of these games are 2D single player games.
- Can I play games with my connections
Yes, we are coming up with multiplayer games in the near future.
- How can I share / upload a game I developed
We would love to have your game hosted in Connect. Please use the Contact Form and send us the link for your game
Imagine getting connected to people having the same interest, staying in the same locality virtually.
With Web 3.0, information is more connected thanks to semantic metadata. As a result, the user experience
evolves to another level of connectivity that leverages all the available information. The semantic web
improves web technologies in demand to create, share and connect content through search and analysis based on the
capability to comprehend the meaning of words. This is an advanced next-generation technology for the internet.
Web 3.0 targets machine learning and artificial intelligence and helps to arrange &
well structure the data on the internet to make them easily accessible to any sort of users
all around the world. With augmented reality and virtual reality, we believe Connect.
in can give an immersive experience to the users in the future through Meta Connect.
Video Connect is an upcoming feature that enables users to make video calls to connections with ease,
Video calls are like phone calls, but instead of connecting across your telephone line, video calls are
connected over the internet. This means if you have a camera connected, your friend,
family member or your other connections will be able to see you on their screen while you are talking.
Doctor Consultations, Hiring freelancers, Online Education, Staying in touch with family, meeting new
people are some of the best use cases of Video Connect.
Get automatically connected to people who share the same interest, reside in the same locality,
work in the same company or industry and in the same age group. This feature uses Artificial
Intelligence to programmatically connect two like-minded individuals who have both enabled auto connect.
To get started, login to Connect.in and navigate to Connections and then Settings.